Turn Off Taskbar Thumbnail Previews in Windows 7/8/10

by File in: How-To

In a previous post, I wrote about why Windows may not be showing taskbar thumbnail previews by default, but instead show just a text list. However, if you do have […]

Windows 7/8/10 – Delete Hibernation File (hiberfil.sys)

by File in: How-To

I’ve previously written a post explaining what the hiberfil.sys file is and how you can reduce the size of it. In Windows, the hibernation file can still take up a […]

Fix “Logon Failure: The Target Account Name is Incorrect” Error

by File in: Networking

When trying to logon to the domain from a client PC, I recently got the following error message in Windows: Logon Failure: The target account name is incorrect. What was […]

IE Print Preview Blank or Not Printing in Windows 7 and Vista

by File in: Windows 7

I recently ran across a client that was not able to print properly from Internet Explorer 7 or 8 on a Windows 7 machine. When trying to print from IE, […]

Windows 7/8/10 File Search Indexing Options

by File in: Windows 7

The built-in search feature in Windows 7/8/10 is significantly better than the horrible search options in Windows Vista and XP. Instead of installing a third-party program to search for files […]

How to Check if Windows 7 is Genuine?

by File in: Windows 7

So you have a computer with Windows 7 installed, but you’re not sure if you are running a genuine version of the OS? You may have this issue if you […]

Fix “Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD…analog copy protection” in Windows

by File in: Windows 7

If you have a Windows 7 computer and you try to play a DVD, you might get the following error message: Windows Media Player cannot play this DVD because it […]

Fix wmpnetwk.exe High CPU Usage in Windows

by File in: How-To

If you’re running Windows and have an Xbox, you might have considered using Windows Media Player to stream your pictures, videos, and music to your TV. It’s a pretty sweet […]

Transfer Files and Settings from XP to Windows 7

by File in: Windows 7

Migrating a user account from one computer to another used to be a pain.  If you have programs with settings stored in your Windows user profile, you can’t just copy […]

Windows 7/8/10 – How to Delete Files Protected by TrustedInstaller

by File in: Windows 7

Did you know that a lot of files in Windows are not owned by you, even if you are the Administrator? They are instead owned by an entity called the […]